Category Archives: Workshops & Training
This interactive workshop is designed to help you navigate the funding landscape and will cover topics such as identifying the main sources of funding and winning tactics on how to increase your chance of success. Facilitated by Karen Lewis, Bidding Manager for the Research and Strategic Bidding Office, the session is ideal if you have specific research ideas and would like help in finding external funding.
Wednesday, 25th April from 10am-12pm in the Boardroom on Avenue Campus
Registration is now open, please book your place here
For those of you based at Avenue, you’ll be pleased to know we are hosting our next Coffee Morning in the Newton Café on Wednesday, 21st March.
Helen Backhouse from the RSB team will be joined by Dr Ali Al-Sherbaz, Research Leader for FAST and Dawn Hibbert, Head of Research Support, LLS. They will be on hand to help with any specific research issues from the FAST academics and answer any questions you may have on REF 2021 and Impact. Or perhaps you need some advice on a funding application or guidance on our Gateway Haplo Funding system. Drop in anytime between 10.30am-12pm. Tea and coffee along with nice biscuits will be on offer.
Following the very positive feedback we got after our first facilitated writing retreat ran last December, The Graduate School is organizing another 5 week programme on structured writing retreats with mini-workshops. Whether you are in an early stage of your research or you are writing up your final thesis, you are warmly invited to come along to this very friendly and supportive environment, have some free lunch and get your research thoughts and ideas written!
As a researcher you often use both offline and online resources to find out stuff related to your research project. So, we would like to remind you that there are plenty of online materials available to all UoN researchers, particularly important for those of you who are offsite. This includes: Read the rest of this entry
All you need to know when Writing a Winning Bid
A successful funding application combines a great idea with a well-written proposal that does your idea justice. Facilitated by Helen Backhouse, Bidding Officer for the Research and Strategic Bidding Office, this workshop will equip you with the tools to write a winning bid of your own.
Tuesday, 20th March 2018 from 2-4pm in Room S014, Sulgrave on Park Campus
Please note this workshop is now fully booked. If you wish to be placed on the waiting list, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Submitted by Professor Janet Wilson.
English & Creative Writing are hosting a REF Impact Workshop on February 14th with Professor Philip Martin (Emeritus Professor, Sheffield Hallam University, educational consultant with the HEA).
All are welcome at the workshop, which will take place in room MR5, Avenue Campus from 2-4pm.
If you need support in data analysis or want to improve your statistical skills, don’t miss out an interesting opportunity to attend some short courses on statistics at The University of Hertfordshire. There are still places left and the prices are quite affordable. This includes:
- Courses in statistical data analysis (hypothesis testing/regression/factor analysis, etc.)
- Courses in creating surveys (questionnaire design, sample size and power)
- Courses in statistical software (introducing R)
There are also a range of “Pick & Mix” bite-size courses available (visit the link for more details).
Detailed information about the courses are available here
Our next Coffee Morning on Wednesday, 21st February will be hosted by Dawn Hibbert, Head of Research Support, LLS. Dawn and the RSB team will be on hand to help with any questions you may have on research data management, open access, funding applications, bidding or researcher development along with the topic of the moment, REF 2021 and Impact.
Please drop in between 10.30am-12pm in the Library and Learning Services meeting room on the ground floor, Park Campus Library. Warm refreshments and nice biscuits along with friendly advice will be on offer.
Alasdair Gordon-Finlayson will be leading a discussion on ‘Theoretical sampling’ on Tuesday 6th Feb at 1pm in Sulgrave S017. This is a great opportunity for researchers using GT to learn more about this important key component of grounded theory. If you would like to attend, or be on the Grounded Theory Forum mail list, please contact Sarah Neill.
The Graduate School has invited Dr Neil Raven to run a workshop for our postgraduate researchers on reflective practice and the research process: collecting and analysing qualitative data.
The workshop will take place on 16 Jan 2018, from 09:15 to 16:00 in MY120 , Avenue campus. Any postgraduate researcher interested can book on Gateway.